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Reception
$4,700 starting price
Bar service
$17 per person
Reception
$4,200 starting price
Bar service
$17 per person
These prices are available for the months of March through December. These prices are available for the months of January through March.

About

The Laboratory Mill, based out of Lincolnton, North Carolina, is an upscale waterside wedding venue. This property welcomes you and your guests to its captivating event space that provides scenic views of the river, dam, and nature conservatory. The venue is managed by a fantastic team of highly trained professionals who will work to make sure every last detail of your wedding event is unique and special. Couples who celebrate their day at The Laboratory Mill will find that every element of their experience will be carefully considered and expertly executed.

Facilities and Capacity

With indoor seating for up to 450 guests, The Laboratory Mill is incredibly accommodating for large wedding gatherings. The ceremony space features unfinished wood beams, large open windows, and vaulted ceilings to provide guests with an open and inviting vibe. This space is also situated right next to the South Fork Catawba River which creates fabulous opportunities for wedding photography. There are also various spaces to host reception events, including the indoor space, the outdoor space that is situated next to gorgeous trees, and more. Let the rustic charm of The Laboratory Mill set the perfect backdrop for your special day.

Services Offered

The Laboratory Mill offers fabulous services to wedding couples with the reception site fee. The venue provides services for all types of wedding-related events, including bridal showers, engagement parties, rehearsal dinners, and of course, wedding ceremonies and receptions. Couples are welcome to begin their day in the comfort of the venue鈥檚 Get Ready Suite. This luxurious space provides the wedding party with ample room to sit back and relax before heading down the aisle. Set-up and clean-up services are provided, allowing you to focus on your celebration. Friendly and professional bartending staff will be on hand to serve delicious refreshments and drinks throughout the duration of your event. You will have access to a long list of preferred vendors when you are planning your event. To ensure all of your guests have easy access to the property, there is on-site parking and wheelchair accessibility.

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Frequently asked questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$4,700

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$4,200

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

No

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Clean Up
Linens
Set Up
Tables

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$17

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
Limited Bar

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Historic Building
Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Wifi

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
Liquor License
Open Bar
Signature Drink

What event items are available?

Chairs
Dance Floor
Drapery
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
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Reviews of The Laboratory Mill

5.0 out of 5 rating
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2024 Winner
5.0 out of 5 rating
89 Reviews
99% recommend it
  • Quality of service
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Average response time
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Professionalism
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Value
    4.9 out of 5 rating
  • Flexibility
    4.9 out of 5 rating
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The Laboratory Mill is a highly recommended wedding venue with beautiful surroundings and a professional and accommodating staff. Reviewers praised the venue's charm and aesthetic, as well as the helpfulness of the staff throughout the planning process. The venue offers spacious indoor and outdoor areas, and the South Fork river behind the venue is a popular spot for photos. Guests were pleased with the overall experience at The Laboratory Mill and highly recommend it for weddings.

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This AI-generated summary gives you a snapshot of the overall ratings and feedback from the reviews this vendor has received.

The Laboratory Mill is a highly recommended wedding venue with beautiful surroundings and a professional and accommodating staff. Reviewers praised the venue's charm and aesthetic, as well as the helpfulness of the staff throughout the planning process. The venue offers spacious indoor and outdoor areas, and the South Fork river behind the venue is a popular spot for photos. Guests were pleased with the overall experience at The Laboratory Mill and highly recommend it for weddings.

Weddingwire
5.0/5 89 reviews
Google
4.7/5 236 reviews
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Carol S. Sent on 04/18/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Beautiful Venue

We absolutely loved our wedding venue, and the people were very sweet to work with! They answered every question I had during the whole process!
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Patty Sent on 12/27/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Wonderful experience and excellent venue.

This venue is a hidden gem. It has wonderful whimsical charm. Beautiful inside and great service from the team. I highly recommend it.
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Addyson H. Sent on 12/21/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Absolutely Excellent

We were hands down very pleased with this vendor they made us feel like family they also made our wedding day stress free!
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Awards

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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2024 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner

Real Weddings

Abby & Clayton
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Sierra & Bobby
32 photos 路 02/08/2020

Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements
Queencity Photobooth Queencity Photobooth Photo Booths

A beautiful historical venue with a friendly and professional staff!

NLGlam NLGlam Wedding Hair & Makeup

This venue is gorgeous!! I have done multiple weddings here and you can't go wrong with this location. Everyone here is so nice and very helpful.

ATG Entertainment ATG Entertainment Wedding DJs

ATG loves working here! Huge venue, very spacious which makes for a comfortable experience for your guests. The staff is awesome here!

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The Laboratory Mill frequently asked questions

The Laboratory Mill includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • Clean Up
  • Linens
  • Set Up
  • Tables
The bar service starting price at The Laboratory Mill includes:
  • Bartender(s)
  • Limited Bar
The space offered by The Laboratory Mill for wedding events is known for:
  • Banquet Hall
  • Historic Building
  • Waterfront
The Laboratory Mill offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
The Laboratory Mill offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Rehearsal Dinner
The Laboratory Mill offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Bar Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Wifi
The Laboratory Mill offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Chairs
  • Dance Floor
  • Drapery
  • Tables
The Laboratory Mill is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 5.0, with the same score awarded for quality of service, flexibility, value, professionalism and average response time.

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